New Jersey Revised Statutes § 30:4d-7k - Definitions Relative To Reimbursement For Family Planning Services.

30:4D-7k Definitions relative to reimbursement for family planning services.

1. a. The reimbursement rate for an office visit for family planning services billed by a health care facility, which is licensed pursuant to P.L.1971, c.136 (C.26:2H-1 et seq.) and receives funding under Title X of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. s.300 et seq.), to the State Medicaid program shall be an amount that equals at least 90% of the amount of the actual cost of services provided during an office visit, as such rate is in effect on the date of enactment of this act.

b.As used in this section:

"Family planning services" means comprehensive reproductive health care services, including: contraception; pregnancy detection; options counseling; diagnosis or treatment, or both, of sexually transmitted diseases; routine gynecological and cancer screening services; health promotion activities; and Level I infertility services such as an interview, education, physical examination, laboratory testing, counseling, and appropriate referral. The term does not include termination of pregnancy.

Family planning services may also include: prenatal and postpartum care; other gynecological services, including colposcopy and cryotherapy; menopausal services; Level II infertility services, which include semen analysis, assessment of ovulatory function, and post coital testing; and Level III infertility services, which include more sophisticated and complex infertility testing and procedures than Levels I and II.

"Medicaid" means the Medicaid program established pursuant to P.L.1968, c.413 (C.30:4D-1 et seq.).

"Office visit" means a procedure billed under a common procedure terminology code that includes a family planning modifier in the description of the code.

L.2009, c.268, s.1.

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